Posts from May, 2009

Ins & Outs: Zaun Lee and Suzanne Song at Satori Galler

A persistence of hard-edged nonobjective painting shows the lineage of modernism hanging on, even if only by the fingernails.

Jenny Holzer: Protect Protect at the Whitney Museum for American Art

Her aphorisms are generalizations with political intent.

Ward Shelley: Who Invented the Avant Garde (and other half-truths) and The Sleeper Experiment at Pierogi

If his ostensible state-of-hibernation may seem a little anti-climactic, it’s a rest he’s earned.

Linda Daniels at A.M. Richards

Linda Daniels at A.M. Richard Fine Art

Charles Cajori

Charles Cajori at Lohin Geduld Gallery

May, 2009: Asper, Brown, Griffin, and La Rocco

Discussing The Generational: Younger than Jesus at the New Museum, New York.

Hypothetical Landscapes at Janet Kurnatowski Gallery

The paintings and sculptures of the eight artists in this group show carry a potency derived from the convergence of man-made networks with ones culled from nature.

Robert C. Morgan at Björn Ressle

Robert C. Morgan at Björn Ressle Gallery

Martha Friedman: The Organization of Batter at Wallspace

The odd juxtaposition of these common objects with an abstract formal language gives the work social dimensions and sensual qualities.

Liz Markus: Hot Nights At The Regal Beagle at Zieher Smith Gallery

There is a palpable tension evoked in watching the crystalline visage of Nancy Reagan struggle for clarity against the loosey-goosey stained canvas.